Heads up, Bikini Bottomites: the Spongebob Squarepants musical is coming to Nickelodeon!
On Thursday (Oct. 17), the community introduced that the Broadway iteration of the enduring youngsters’s present shall be filmed for tv in entrance of a dwell theater viewers as The Spongebob Musical: Live on Stage!
The TV particular will reunite authentic Broadway solid members Ethan Slater, Gavin Lee, Wesley Taylor, Danny Skinner, Brian Ray Norris, Christina Sajous and extra with director Tina Landau and the designers behind Broadway’s Fun Home, Hedwig and the Angry Inch and Spring Awakening.
“What higher technique to have a good time the 20th anniversary of SpongeBob SquarePants than to convey this wildly imaginative Broadway musical to Nickelodeon for a wider viewers,” Nickelodeon’s evp of dwell motion unscripted and dwell occasions Rob Bagshaw stated in a press release. “We couldn’t be extra excited that followers and households of all ages will now have the chance to expertise dwell actors portraying these beloved characters in an entire new means with The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage!”
The Spongebob Musical: Live on Stage! will premiere this December on Nickelodeon.